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Grandma Baby Shower celebrates Infant Project

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The 19th annual Grandma Baby Shower was held this month by the Priscilla Circle ladies of the First Congregational Church, Martinez. A big collection of baby items – and some “fun” pieces – are to benefit the Newborn Infant Project at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC). ...

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Contra Costa Court joins statewide budget appeal to Governor Brown

The Superior Court of California, County of Contra Costa, has joined with 48 other trial courts to urge Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., to provide California’s trial courts with adequate funding. In a letter signed by 49 of California’s 58 trial courts, presiding judges and court executive officers (CEOs) from ...

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Rotary Report: Martinez Senior Center

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. The Martinez Senior Center is a magnet for ...

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Boys close season out on high note, qualify for NCS

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict between the boys and girls basketball team’s playoff games, we were unable to attend the boys game. The boys lost 64-34 to Analy-Sebastapol on Feb. 21, 2017. All the pressure, all the effort of the season came down ...

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Residents sought for Measure D committee

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City of Martinez is now accepting Citizen Interest applications for the Measure D Citizen’s Oversight Committee, as follows: To appoint four members of the public who will, along with the City Treasurer, be charged with reviewing the City’s expenditures of Measure D proceeds to ensure the ...

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Athlete of the Week: Carly Agostino

CARLY AGOSTINO Alhambra High School junior Carly Agostino is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Agostino, a member of the varsity girls soccer team, has not only had a hand in at least one goal for her team in each of ...

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Northgate ends Bulldog dream in semi-finals

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune When Northgate hosted Alhambra in December in the fourth game of the season, the Broncos needed a pair of stunning goals to beat the Bulldogs. This time around the Broncos’ goals were far from pretty. Northgate beat Alhambra 2-0 on Wednesday night with a pair ...

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Martinez Arrest Log: Feb. 13-18, 2017

Those appearing in the following listings have only been arrested on suspicion of the crimes indicated and are presumed innocent. Arrests listed may not necessarily have taken place in Martinez. • Nancy Lawrie, 60, was arrested Feb. 13 on warrants or holds only. • Cesar Valle-Morales, 20, was arrested Feb. 18 for ...

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Lady Dogs roll into playoffs with lopsided win over Mt. Diablo

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Unlike their male counterparts, the girls varsity basketball team was in the playoffs when they took on Mt. Diablo on  Feb. 17. Their destiny was sealed long before the 66-24 win on Friday night, and it would’ve taken something truly shocking to change that. What ...

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